Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 29 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 -1
Permanent jobs citing PHP 7 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.74% 8.17% 9.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.48% 11.49% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 29 23
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £34,375 £28,750 £26,050
90th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £42,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 108 296 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 57.75% 71.15% 64.93%
Number of salaries quoted 97 262 145
Chester median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,200 £25,125 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,825 £51,400
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in Chester.

Salary trend for PHP in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for PHP.

1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Laravel
3 3 (42.86%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) Django
4 2 (28.57%) Magento
4 2 (28.57%) SOLID
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Symfony
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Apache
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) A/B Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) nginx
5 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Sass

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Python Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Python Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) Laravel
2 2 (28.57%) Django
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) React
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
3 1 (14.29%) Symfony
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) SOLID
4 1 (14.29%) A/B Testing
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) SQL